Do You Believe in Magic? Magic Outfits That Is!

Close your eyes. Please. Just for a few seconds. Visualize your wardrobe closet. You know, the place you go to first thing every morning. The place where you begin your day. The place where all your personal ghouls, goblins, devils and demons dwell.

Now, envision the first five items hanging on the right hand side. How many of them are your faves? How many of those five do you reach for over and over again when you need to dress to impress? All five? Two? Zero?

Let’s move on to the next five garments. How many of those did you purchase on your own because you love them? Feel great in them? Know they flatter you? Reach for them time after time? All five? Two? Zero?

Open your eyes. Thank you for playing.

Now, what would happen if EVERY outfit in your closet were a MAGIC OUTFIT? Magic Outfits are the ones you reach for time-after-time. The ones that work for you – overtime! They’re the ones that get you compliments and unsolicited positive pubic opinion every time! I know you may have one or two in there somewhere right now. But, would it be easier for you to begin each day feeling fresh and fabulous if anything you reached for from your closet made you look great, feel great and functioned for you throughout your day? That would be a giant “YES, Lauren!”

Of course, I’m going insist that you start by clearing out all those ghouls, goblins, devils and demons that don’t serve you. Gift them, donate them or burn them – as you wish. Now, look at those remaining garments that you love, those that love you right back. What is it about them that works so well? Is it the color? The cut? The fabric? The feel?

It’s time to shop your closet like a private boutique. Re-mix your fave pieces into combos that you’ve never seen before. You’ll be thrilled with the results.

Here is my 4-STEP FORMULA for creating more magic in your life – magic outfits that is!

1. Does it FUNCTION for you in your life and lifestyle? Does it go where you go from sun-up to lights-out?

2. Does it FIT you and only you? I know you bought it off-the-rack. But, has it been tailored to your body, making it uniquely yours?

3. Does it FLATTER you? Do you hear nice things all day long that sound like, “You look amazing!” “Have you lost weight?” “Do you have a new love in your life?”

4. Does it FEEL great? Do you feel great in it? Does it feel good to the touch? Does it make you feel fabulous?

If you answer “YES!” to all the above, it’s a keeper! Now, mix it, match it and march yourself out for all the world to see – the very best version of you!

You know I love to hear from you!

Until next time, be nice to your self,

Lauren

 

 

 

 

A is for April. A is for Action. Let’s Go.

Go! Go! Go! And, Go some more…

A quick review of my calendar would lead you to think that I’m a very busy person. Of the nine days I spent between Washington, DC and Chicago five were business, two were family and one was travel. That included the 14-hour day with my client who flew in from Bermuda for an a.m. photo shoot followed by ten hours of wardrobe building (shopping.) Now, that’s Action!

Sending her home with a complete wardrobe from black tie to the boardroom and the beach – dresses, slacks, jeans, tops, shoes, bags, jewelry, intimates – we covered it all, knowing that fab photos would follow to complete the process. Yes, it was a long day. And, we were actively inspired from sun-up to lights-out. Those are special days, indeed.

Back west, I returned to an intimate Ladies Night Out at a local boutique. I talked about the opportunities for each of us to find our signature style and perfect fit in this collection that I love for its ease, elegance and whimsy. Check it out here.

And, what would make the month complete? An in-home jewelry show of glitz, glam and fab fashion pieces at incredibly affordable prices. There truly was something for everyone. I know you’ll want to see for yourself, so check it out here.

Over the last year, I’ve had the honor and privilege of participating in a monthly by-invitation dinner attended by people who take action — names you would know — actors, directors, producers, authors, photographers, painters, motivational speakers, business professionals and others who are constantly striving to achieve their next level, whatever that is for them. Compared to them, I often feel like I’m living my life in slow motion. They inspire me to stay focused and stay the course. The one lesson that stands out for me above all else is Take Action. That’s what successful people do. Each of them continues to take action on a daily basis to move them closer to their current and ever-changing goals. Check out Next Level Live. There may be a nugget of information or a new relationship waiting to take you to your next level.

When I say Go! Go! Go! And, Go some more, I’m not kidding. Take action and let me know what wonderful new levels of life, love and purpose are showing up for you. You know I love to hear from you.

Until next time, be nice to your self,

Lauren